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Person Caught Damaging Floral Planters in Town Centre

Earlier this month, a female was caught damaging plants in Shrewsbury town centre in the early hours of the morning.

The incident occurred at a number of locations along Castle Street and was spotted by CCTV operators.

West Mercia Police have now identified and spoken to the female, who has apologised for her behaviour and admitted that she had been under the influence of alcohol at the time. Feeling extremely ashamed of her actions, she has reimbursed Shrewsbury Town Council for the damage to the plants, which amounted to £250.

Shrewsbury Caterpillar Staff Help Local Youth Community Project

Staff from Shrewsbury firm Caterpillar Defense spent last Friday helping the local community as part of their annual community project.

Working alongside staff from Shrewsbury Town Council’s Youth Services, they helped to refurbish the facilities at The Grange Youth Centre on Mount Pleasant Road.

Adam Purnell, youth and community development worker for Shrewsbury Town Council, said: “The building at The Grange has been in need of redecorating for some time and it is great that so many people can work together to improve the condition of the building for our young people.

Tickets on Sale for Mayor's Charity Summer Lunch

The Mayor of Shrewsbury would like members of the public to join him at his charity Summer Lunch in the Quarry park.

The post-Flower Show luncheon will take place on August 12 in the Members’ Marquee in the Quarry, by kind permission of the Shropshire Horticultural Society and Danco, with Barry Hamer providing the electrical services for the occasion.

Last Chance to Submit Your Nominations to Find Shrewsbury's Best Front Garden

The Shrewsbury in Bloom Committee is looking for the best front garden in Shrewsbury and is urging members of the public to nominate their green-fingered neighbours for this year’s Town of Flowers competition.

The Committee is looking for entries in the best residential front garden category.  The closing date for receipt of nominations is midday August 3.

The annual competition is open to residents’ front gardens only and must be located within Shrewsbury Town Council’s 17 wards.

Final Preparations to Ensure Town Looks its Blooming Best

Shrewsbury welcomes the Britain in Bloom judges today [TUES] when they will be judging the town’s floral excellence in the Small City category of the national Royal Horticultural Society’s [RHS] annual Bloom competition.

Shrewsbury Town Council is spearheading the town’s floral push, with the support of members of the Shrewsbury in Bloom committee which includes a number of community volunteers and council officers from both the town and unitary authorities.

Shrewsbury Welcomes the Heart of England in Bloom Judges

Final preparations are underway this week before Shrewsbury welcomes the Heart of England in Bloom judges on Thursday, when they will be judging the town’s floral excellence against exacting criteria.

Shrewsbury Town Council is the driving force behind the town’s floral displays, and is supported by members of the Shrewsbury in Bloom committee, Shropshire Council and volunteers across the town.

Tickets on Sale for Mayor's Charity Flower Show Lunch

The Mayor of Shrewsbury is hosting a charity Summer Lunch in the Quarry Park and would like members of the public to join him for the event. 

The post-Flower Show luncheon will take place on August 12 in the Members’ Marquee in the Quarry, by kind permission of the Shropshire Horticultural Society and Danco, with Barry Hamer providing the electrical services for the occasion.

Nominations Sought for Blooming Marvellous Front Gardens

The Shrewsbury in Bloom Committee is inviting members of the public to nominate their green-fingered neighbours for this year’s Town of Flowers competition.

The Committee is looking for entries in the best residential front garden category.

The annual competition is open to residents’ front gardens only and must be located within Shrewsbury Town Council’s 17 wards.

For more details, including entry criteria and a nomination form, please see www.shrewsburytowncouncil.gov.uk/shrewsbury-bloom

Grant Awards Scheme for Local Organisations

Are you involved in a local organisation that requires funding towards a local project?

Shrewsbury Town Council operates a scheme which awards grants to local organisations to help them achieve their aims and objectives.  The grant can be used to fund either new projects or continued services and may also be used as matched funding.

Mayor's Sunday 2018

There will be a Civic Parade from the Castle at 9.30am which will be lead by Shrewsbury Brass Band. The service will be held at St Chad's Church at 10.00am followed by the traditional Loving Cup Ceremony. Please note that a short rolling road closure will be in operation between Castle Gates and St Chad's Terrace between 9.30am - 10:00am

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